|Our Enemy: The Japanese - U.S. Office of War Information, Bureau of Motion Pictures|
Stridently anti-Japanese film that attempts to convey an understanding of Japanese life and philosophy so that the U.S. may more readily defeat its enemy. Depicts the Japanese as "primitive, murderous and fanatical." With many images of 1930s and 1940s Japan, and a portentious and highly negative narration by Joseph C. Grew, former U.S. ambassador to Japan.
Keywords: World War II: Japan; Propaganda
Downloads: 54,051 (7 reviews)
|Detroit: City on the Move - Handy (Jam) Organization|
Promotional film made for the City of Detroit, an unsuccessful bidder for the Olympic Games. With views of city highways, automobile manufacturing, a diverse population, and social activities, all shot prior to the city's economic decline.
Keywords: Detroit, Michigan; City planning; Race relations
Downloads: 73,964 (23 reviews)
|My Japan - U.S. Treasury Department|
Complex and disturbing anti-Japanese propaganda film produced to spur the sale of U.S. war bonds. CONTENT ADVISORY: Explicit racism and extreme violence.
Keywords: World War II: Japan; Propaganda; World War II: Homefront
Downloads: 254,136 (94 reviews)